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Correctionville City Council Minutes — May 13, 2019

Correctionville City Council
Regular Correctionville City Council Meeting –
May 13, 2019

CALL TO ORDER:  The Correctionville City Council met in Regular session on May 13, 2019, at the Correctionville City Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Mayor Nathan Heilman.

ROLL CALL:  Council members answering roll:  Bob Beazley, Tara Hill, Adam Petty, Ron Sanderson and Dan Volkert. Absent: None.  City Attorney was represented by Chad Thompson.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Volkert to approve the agenda.  Passed 5/0.

CONSENT AGENDA: Councilman Sanderson thought that he made a motion at the April meeting to have the city workers do maintenance on the ditches but there was nothing recorded in the minutes. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Beazley to approve the minutes of the April 8, 2019 regular meeting, bills as listed. Reports as filed. Approval of Casey’s General Class LE Liquor License. Passed 5/0.

PUBLIC FORUM – CITIZEN INPUT:  Beau Sargent asked the council if they would consider selling city property previously used as the sewer treatment plant.   Tom Volkert addressed the council regarding the number of ambulance calls Cushing has responded to in Correctionville since April 1, 2019.  Correctionville currently has 3 EMTs on the department two of which frequently do not answer calls. Tom Volkert feels the city should do something about the situation.

1. Deputy Hertz reviewed the Sheriff’s report.  Hertz was asked about reckless driver being ticketed. Hertz was unaware if ticketed or not he will investigate and get information to us.

2. Maintenance report: Mowing at cemetery, main swimming pool has been filled, painting curb and parking lines, will paint fire hydrants this month. Copeland park repairs were discussed.  Discussed the possibility of hiring summer part time help or contracting out the mowing of our cemetery.

3. Pat Langschwager, maintenance, reported that they have started on cleaning some edges of streets.  Council discussed cleaning the culverts and pipes this year. Fire Department will be contacted about using fire trucks to flush out some of the tubes. Austin Spahn addressed the council regarding sidewalk repairs he indicated that there is no sidewalk there and would request to be put in phase 3 of the sidewalk project. Council agreed to have this sidewalk included in phase three of the sidewalk project.

4. No fire and rescue report.

5. Dave Christensen: updated the council on nuisance abatement cleanup. Discussed using LMI (Low to Moderate Income) grant funding for cleanup projects. City clerk will contact SIMPCO regarding this program.

6. Paul Briese asked the council to consider reducing the amount of his utility bill caused by a broken water line. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Volkert to remove late fees that have incurred. Passed 5/0.

7. Bids for demolition at 208 Birch Street were Joy Dirt Construction – $14,500 House & Garage, $12,125 House; Terry Clarkson Excavating – $10,025 House & Garage, $8,025 House. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Petty  to accept bid from Terry Clarkson Excavating. Passed 5/0.

8. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Volkert to approve renewal of Lease for Correctionville Building Center. Passed 5/0.

9. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Hill to approve the terms for the sale of properties; purchaser will be required to build a home within 18 months of purchase, all legal fees will be the responsibility of the purchaser, the property will be sold on a contract with the deed being transferred upon fulfillment of contract, minimum bid for 816 4th Street is set at $5,000, minimum bid for 817 4th Street is set at $2,500. Deadline for accepting bids Friday,  July 5, 2019. Attorney Thompson will write an ad for the terms of the sale. Roll Call, Ayes: Hill, Beazley, Sanderson and Petty. Nay: Volkert. Passed 4/1.

10. Motion by Volkert, 2nd by Petty to approve
Resolution 2019-18
authorizing Mayor and City Clerk to enter into contract for the City to purchase,
from library memorial funds, the property at 538 Driftwood Street.  

Roll Call. Ayes: Volkert, Hill, Beazley and Petty. Nay: None. Councilman Sanderson was absent for discussion and vote.

11. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Hill to approve
Resolution 2019-19
adopting Procurement Policy.
Roll Call. Passed 5/0.

12. Council discussed the installation of the sewer line from 307 Sioux Avenue to the main.  Business owner Bob Beazley will bring estimates for cost of installation to the next meeting.

13. Motion by Volkert, 2nd by Beazley to approve
Resolution 2019-20
setting the wage for the pool manager
at $9.25 per hour for the 2019 season.
Roll Call. Ayes: Volkert, Hill, Beazley, Sanderson.  Nay: None. Abstain: Petty.  Passed 4/0.

14. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Volkert to close the meeting at 8:50 p.m.  and go into a public hearing for the Budget Amendment for Fiscal Year 2019 that was published on May 2, 2019. With no oral or written comments, motion by Petty, 2nd by Hill to close public hearing and go back into regular session at 8:51 p.m.

15. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Petty to approve
Resolution 2019-21
approving Budget Amendment FYE 2019 as published.

Roll call. Passed 5/0.

• Discussion about grass clippings on our streets.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:55 PM.

    APRIL                            APRIL
General Fund
$45,117.35                     $52,376.94
Road Use Tax
$5,076.29                       $4,468.24
Employee Benefits
TIF Nelle Belle
Copeland Fund
Fire Dept. Fund
Cemetery Maintenance
Debt Service
Water Fund
$5,485.11                 $8,313.01
Sewer Fund
$4,852.32               $13,697.11
    $60,531.07           $148,953.22

Vendor/Description    Amount
DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY  Federal    $2,552.96
IPERS  IPERS    $1,870.02
IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY  Sewer Lining Interest    $17,115.00
IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY  Sewer Lining Interest    $58,073.00
VERIZON WIRELESS  water    $29.67
UNITED HEALTHCARE  Health Ins.    $4,939.68
USPS  sewer postage    $135.10
MIDAMERICAN  Electricity    $3,339.24
FNB  Purchase CD    $4,449.58
UNITED BANK OF IOWA  Purchase CD    $60,000.00
UNITED BANK OF IOWA  Purchase CD    $40,000.00
UNITED BANK OF IOWA  Purchase CD    $10,000.00
NEW COOPERATIVE, INC.  Purchase property    $31,488.98
BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC.  Supplies    $59.99
CARLA MATHERS  IMFOA mileage    $244.76
CHRIS LILLEFLOREN  Water mileage    $120.64
COLONIAL RESEARCH  Chemicals    $210.00
CORNER HARDWARE  Supplies    $81.83
D & K IMPLEMENT LLC  Repairs    $49.06
FELD FIRE  Supplies    $533.06
FNB  Bond Payment    $15,381.30
FNB  Bond Payment    $50,400.00
HAWKINS INC.  Supplies    $1,315.57
IOWA DOT  Supplies    $193.01
IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES  Grant Finder    $50.00
JACOBS ELECTRIC  Maintenance    $31.17
JOY AUTO SUPPLY INC.  Maintenance    $195.32
L.P. GILL, INC.  4th Quarter 18/19    $3,907.96
LONGLINES  Phones    $146.54
MENARDS  Power washer    $350.95
NETSYS  Computer repair    $220.00
NEW COOPERATIVE, INC.  Fuel    $1,381.74
PCC  Amb. billing    $1,290.36
RITEWAY BUSINESS FORMS  Water billing forms    $244.74
SUNNYBROOK Flowers    $159.68
MOVILLE RECORD  Subscription    $200.57
TIM MCCORMICK  Sidewalk replacement    $748.00
VERIZON WIRELESS  Phones    $57.09
VICKI KNAACK  Staff Training    $84.60
VISA  Postage, supplies    $1,309.97
WOODBURY COUNTY EMS  Ambulance Assist    $1,000.00
DAKOTA PUMP INC.  Floats    $460.71
IOWA DNR  Certifications    $180.00



Published in The Record
Thursday, May 23, 2019

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